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Tears and cheers dominate 2015 Awards Convocation

Tears and cheers dominate 2015 Awards Convocation

| May 6, 2015

As the first notes of the “Sweet Briar Song” rose from Murchison Lane’s stage and flooded its dimly lit auditorium, it was clear that this year’s Awards Convocation wasn’t going to be like any other ceremony before it.

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Honors Summer Research fellows announced

Honors Summer Research fellows announced

| May 1, 2015

Eleven Sweet Briar students have been awarded Honors Summer Research fellowships this year.

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Phi Beta Kappa welcomes 13 new members

Phi Beta Kappa welcomes 13 new members

| April 24, 2015

Sweet Briar College’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa inducted 13 new members during a ceremony on Wednesday, April 22, in Pannell Gallery.

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SBC presents lecture on women and violence in India

SBC presents lecture on women and violence in India

| March 19, 2015

Sweet Briar College Class of 1995 graduate Harleen Singh, a professor at Brandeis University, will talk about “Women, Violence, and Modern Lives in India” at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the 1948 Theater in the Fitness and Athletics Center.

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Board of directors votes to close College at the end of 2014-2015 academic year

Board of directors votes to close College at the end of 2014-2015 academic year

| March 4, 2015

On Feb. 28, 2015, the board of directors of Sweet Briar College voted to close the College as a result of insurmountable financial challenges.

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Pannell Scholar takes research to Jamaica

Pannell Scholar takes research to Jamaica

| March 2, 2015

Allison McLamb has always wanted to work in special education. After gaining some experience in American classrooms, the sophomore was able to explore her career goals abroad this winter, thanks to Sweet Briar’s Anne Gary Pannell Merit Scholarship.

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TechTalk lecture series kicks off Feb. 12

TechTalk lecture series kicks off Feb. 12

| February 6, 2015

“TechTalk Thursdays,” a series of five interdisciplinary lectures by Sweet Briar faculty on “Technology for the Liberal Arts” (TLA), will be held during lunch in Prothro Dining Hall beginning Thursday, Feb. 12.

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New program roots students in Sweet Briar history

New program roots students in Sweet Briar history

| December 12, 2014

When the first 51 women enrolled in Sweet Briar Institute in 1906, they were making history — in more than one way. At the time, most women didn’t go to college, especially not in the South. More than a century later, first-year students at Sweet Briar College are still doing their own thing: they’re among just two percent nationwide who chose to go to a women’s college in 2014.

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2014 graduates charged to ‘commit to excellence’

2014 graduates charged to ‘commit to excellence’

| May 17, 2014

A chilly breeze welcomed Sweet Briar’s 123 undergraduate and seven master’s candidates as they marched into the quad on Saturday, May 17, led by the Albemarle Pipes and Drums Band.

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College’s highest honor goes to Beall

College’s highest honor goes to Beall

| May 7, 2014

For many, it didn’t come as a surprise when the Presidential Medalist was announced at yesterday’s Awards Convocation. After all, Spencer Beall has been making a name for herself practically from the minute she stepped foot on campus four years ago.

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